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    Cheptegei, Gidey star in Valencia's night of broken records

    Agence France-Presse . Valencia | Updated at 12:45am on October 09, 2020

    Joshua Cheptegei smashed the 10,000m track world record and Ethiopia's Letesenbet Gidey set a new mark for the women's 5,000m on a heady night of...

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    World Athletics opens door for 'innovative' formats at Olympics

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 04:23pm on September 29, 2020

    World Athletics paved the way for changes to competition formats at the world championships or the Olympic Games when it published its 2020 guide to...

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    Duplantis breaks Bubka’s 26-year old pole vault WR

    Agence France-Presse. Rome | Updated at 11:02am on September 18, 2020

    Swedish pole vault star Armand Duplantis eclipsed Ukrainian legend Sergey Bubka's 26-year mark, setting a outdoor new pole vault world record of 6.15m at the...

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    Bolt tests positive for coronavirus: report

    Agence France-Presse . New York | Updated at 01:13am on August 25, 2020

    Sprint legend Usain Bolt said Monday he is self-quarantining after undergoing a COVID-19 test amid reports he was positive for the deadly coronavirus. In a...

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    Bolt open to comeback -- if coach asks

    Agence France-Presse . Kingston | Updated at 06:25pm on July 11, 2020

    Jamaican sprint king Usain Bolt has hinted he could be tempted out of retirment if former coach Glen Mills asked him. The world 100m and...

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    Bangladesh athletes get rare good news

    | Updated at 05:36pm on May 28, 2020

    Bangladesh’s athletes have the chances to bag two more bronze medals from track and field events six-month after the 13th South Asian Games ended in...

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    Federation to prepare database for athletes

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:17pm on May 05, 2020

    Bangladesh Athletics Federation took an initiative of publishing a directory of medal-winning athletes to improve its archive as the federation often faced an embarrassing situation...

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    Athletics reverts back to BNS

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:17am on February 28, 2020

    Athletics would return to rundown Bangabandhu National Stadium track for the upcoming Bangladesh Games in April, said the officials on Thursday, adding that they had...

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    Bangladesh athletes stop training as China cancels meet

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:32pm on January 27, 2020

    Six Bangladeshi athletes on Monday stopped their preparation for the Asian Indoor Championships after hosts China cancelled the February’s meet following the coronavirus outbreak in...

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    Ismail regains fastest man title

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on January 17, 2020

    Bangladesh Navy athlete Mohammad Ismail regained his status as the country’s fastest man after winning gold medal in 100m sprint in the 43rd National Athletics...

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